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THKBED CtOUD CHIEF.
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L. THOMAS, tulftshr.
EED CLOUD,
NEBRASKA.
RATHER MtkARRASSlNG.
She -raftrvcry little rirl.
And ns I bent and kissed her,
There, ttot Is for yourself," I paid,
An this is for your sister."
Last nl;fht Italic J la friendly way:
Soiac Rar frirl-f riends wo-o thero,
And 1 juich and Jest went gaily round
To Danish -weary care.
The tittle girl canto romping in,
And unto me paid ebo
M I dive ttot tiss to 8lor Bell .
Qu lert for her wlz mo.
Sho tlsscd me lot o' times, an' Bail,
Wncafolltscj 'ouldn't see,
Iuilsrhtdlro'ern to 'ou -dust wait
'Tu ou a.atync wlz me :
I btasfecd, andvo did Sister :
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The gay trirl-jriends. i
I w4kd Mjo horrldJjfffTid things
Aiaoasanu nmrsutsca:
iIBODT SLEEP.
The amount of sleep required by man
is generally proportionate to the waste
of vital strength, whether by muscular
exertion, mental activity (or emotion),
or by the process of rapid assimilation,
as during the first years of growth ami
during this recovery from an exhausting
disease. The weight of a new-born
child increases more rapidly than that
of a eupeptic adult, enjoying a liberal
diet altera period of starvation, and,
though an infant is incapable of form
ing abstract ideas, wo need not doubt
that thoTariciy of new and bewilder
ing impressions must overtask its little
sensorium in a few hours. Nurslings
should therefore be permitted to sleep
to their full satisfaction; wea'cly babies,
especially, need sleep more than food,
and jt is the safest plan never to dis
turb a child's slumber wh le the regu
larity ot Tils breathing indicates the
hcaltbluluess of bis repose; there is lit
tlordanger of his "oversleeping" him
.sclf.ra a moderately-warmed, well-vcn-tilated
room. 2?evcr mind about meal
times; hunger will awaken him at the
right moment, or teach him to make up
for lost time. Three or four nursing3
in the twenty-four hours arc enough;
Dr. C. K. X'agc, who has made the
Tiroblom of infant diet Ids special study,
believes that fifty per cent, of the enor
mous number of children dying under
two years of age are killed by being
coaxed to guzzle till they are hopeless
ly discaseu with fatty degeneration.
Tho hcaltlifulncss of village children
is -partly due to the tranquillity of their
slumber in the comfortable nooks of a
quiet homestead, or in the shade of a
leafy tree, while their parents are at
work in a way ratherinconipatible with
the habit of fondling the baby all night.
In houses where there is plenty of room,
the nursery and the infant's dormitory
ought to be two separate apartments;
the play-room can not be too sunny; for
the bedroom a shady and sequestered
location is, on the whole, preferable.
Next to out-door exercise, silence and a
subdued light are the best hvpnotics.
Hut under no circumstances should in
somnia be overcome by cradling or nar
cotics. Stuj.cfaction is not slumber.
The lethargy induced by rocking and
cradling is" akin to the drowsy torpor of
a sea-sick passenger, and the opium
doctor might as well benumb his pa
tient by a whack on the head. The
morbid sleeplessness of children may
be owing to several causes which can
bo generally recognized by the symp
toms of their modus operandi; impa
tient turning from side to side, as if in
n vain attempt to obtain a much-needed
repose, means that the room is too
stuffy or too warm; long wakefulness,
combined with squalling-lits and petu
lant movements, indicates acidity in the
stomach (overfeeding, or too much
"soothing-sirup""') let the little kicker
exercise his muscle on the iloor; in ma
lignant cases, skip a meal or two, or
give water instead of milk. After
weathering an attack of croup, children
often lie motionless on their backs with
a peculiar glassy stare of their wide
open eyes. Leave them alone: instinct
teaches them to assuage the distress of
their lungs by slow and deep respira
tions; rest and a half-open window will
do them more good than medicine.
Healthful iufants i. c., under ra
tional management the great plurality
can soon be taught to transact their
public business at seasonable hours, or
at .least to abstain from midnight ser
enades. If mothers would make it a
rule to do all their nursing and fondling
in the daytime their little revivalists
would soon learn to associate darknes?
with the idea of silence and slumber.
Habit will do wonders in such things.
Captain Barclay and several American
pedestrians learned to take their half
hour naps as a traveler snatches a
hasty lunch, and many old soldiers de
velop a faculty of going off to sleep, :is
it'wero, at tho word of command tho
moment their ? shoulders touch the
guardhouso bunk. The two drowsiest
years of my life T passed at an old-style
"boarding-school, where teachers and
pupils were limited to seven Jiours of
sleep after nine hours of study, besides
written exercises and special recita
tions, and where sixty or seventy, of us
had to sleep in a large hall; and I do
not believe that the 'last flickering of
our live-minutes candle was ever wit
nessed by a pair of more than half-open
eyes.
But that same faculty of sleeping and
waking at short notice ruay bo utilized
for the purpose vof taking little naps
whenever opportunity offers in the
last half-hour of tho noontide recess, or
during the Buncombe interacts of a pro
tracted session. The inhabitants of all
intertropical countries make the time
orreposc a movable festival, and dur
ingHuc dog-days of our torrid summers
it would clearly be the best plan to
imitate their example. "Children
must not sleep in the daytime." says a
b--law of our time-dishonored Koran of
domestic superstitions; and, not satis
fied with keening our litt'.o ones at
school during the drowsy afternoons of
the summer solstice, we increase their
misery by stuffing them at tho very
noon of the hottest hours with a mass
ofgreasy (i. c, heat-producing and
soporific) food. An hour after the end
oK" a Jong, sultry day comes the cool
night-wind, Heaven s own blessing for
alCwho hunger and thirst after fresh
air;" but no, "Night air is injurious";
besides. Mrs. Grundy objects to prome
nades after dark, so -ihe children are
driven to'thcir suffocating", unventilatcd
bed-rooms, not to sleep, hut to swelter,
till toward, midnight, when drowsiness
subsides into a sort of lethargy which
yields only to broad daylight, three or
four hours after sunrise; "So much the
better," saj-s the fashionable mother,
who has passed the night in an ice
cream fidotlo, "aud morning air .isu't
healthy, either; most dangerous to
leave the house before the dew is off
tho grass."
Only the curse of pessimism, our wo
ful distrust of our natural instincts, can
explain such' absurdities. The parched
palate's petition for a cooling liquid is
not plainer than the brain's craving for
rest and slumber wen a high tempera
ture adds its somniferous tendency to
' the drowsy influence of a full meal.
On warm summer days all Naturo in
dulges in a noontide nap; I have walked
through tropical forests that were as
eOent'tmder the Tays of a vertical sun
as a Norwegian pine-erove in the dead
of- a polar night; nor'would it be easy
to name a Single animai mat uoes not
appear sleepy after meals. At noon
leaf-trees throw their densest shade;
even butterflies seek the pcnetraliaof
tfce foliage, and lizards cling lazil,to
the daricjide of the lower branches;
flrafv rofcftoT.teacher knows that chil-
(JjfiQ feel the.drwsy spell of the after-
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p tings?
Efifcftr" postpone the priscl
al me&l to
tke end of the day. or increase the noon-
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Wide recess to at least thfea hours, bo
as to leave time for digestive' JtcsC a.
Necessity lasy compel individuals to
compromise such mattere. If I had to
work or teach all day, 1 would not eat
a crumb between breakfast and sup
per, and pass tho. dinner-hour under a
shado tree; but parents who can afford
to educate their children at home
should give them cither an all-summer
vacation or a half-afternoon recess-
let them rest from twelve till three,
sleep if they prefer; in the
uo not senu mem to ueu Luruiev are
really tired, and tilljhd-alght wind has
revitalized thoairoTtheir bedrooms;
but make tjujflT-risc with tne sunif
they aterUrowsy they will go to bed
the next evening. Thr-re is no
dani
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boy s oversleeping himself, unless the
hardships of his waking hours are so
intolerable that oblivion becomes a
blessing; but it can do no harm to
make the health-giving morning hour
as attractive as possible: provide some
out-door amusement, a prize foot-race,
a butterfly-hunt, or gathering windfalls
in the apple orchard; if the desire for
longer sleep can outweigh such in
ducements, there must be something
wrong plethorific diet, probably, or
over-study. Tho rcqu'site amount of
si -ep depends on temperament and
occupation :is well a3 on age; with
children under ten, however, too much
indulgcii'-e would be an error on the
safer side; let tlicm choose their allow
ance between eight and ten hours; in
after years seven hours should be the
minimum, nine the maximum for
hcultp children; sickly ones ought to
have oirlc blanche, both as to quantum
and time of reno-e; consumptives, es
pecially, need all the rest they can get.
Profound sleep in a cool, quiet retreat
is Nature's own specific for all wasting
diseases, a panacea without price and
11101103
Nothing can be more injudicious than
to stint children in their sleep with a
view of gaining a few hours for study.
"That plan,'' says Pestalozzi. "defeats
its own purpose, for such child; en are
never wide-awake; you can keep them
out of bed. but you can not prevent
them from dozing with their eyes oj en.
A wide-awake boy will Jcani more in
one hour than a day-dreamer in ten."
Habitual deficiency of sleep will un
dermine the strongest con-tit ution;
headache, throbbing and feverish heat
are the precursors of graver evils, un
less a temporary loss of mental power
cpmnels an armistice with out 1 aged Na
ture It is a curious fact that compul
sory wakefulness combined with mental
activity often induces a state of morbid
insomnia, an absolute inability to ob
tain the sleep which it was at first so
difficult to resist. In such cases the
only remedy is fresh air and a complete
change of occupation. During sleet)
the brain is in a comparatively blood
less condition; a hot head aud throb
bing temp'cs arc unfavorable to repose,
and it has been suggested that insomnia
might be counteracted by a hot foot
bath, chafing the arms and legs, or any
similar operation that would divert the
blood from tho head toward the extrem
ities, and thus tend to diminish the ac
tivity of the cerebral circulation. Lis
tening to distant music or tho ripple of
a river current has also a wonderful
hypnotic ellcct, the repetition of monot
onous sounds or, indeed, of any senso
rial impression, seems more favorable
to repose than their entire absence.
A .South-German feather-bed is a
Trophonian cave; the difficulty of turn
ing from side to side crowds the brain
with alarming phantasms, and the ex
ces.sivo warmth of the thing itself is
apt to affect tho imagination. The best
bed is, indeed, a hard, broad mattress,
or a well-stufl'ed straw tick, ami a
woolen blanket over a linen bed-sheet
is preferable to a quilt. Those who
find it uncomfortable to sleep in an ab
solutely horizontal position should
slightly raise the head-end of the bed
stead rather than use a thick bolster.
A thick pillow bends the head upon
the breast, or keeps the neck in a posi
tion that aggravates the distress of
respiratory difficulties. Wovon-wiro
mattresses recommend themselves hj'
their cleanliness and durability; their
olastic qualities alone would hirdly
justify a great expense, though luxury
has even devised an "hydrostatic bed,"
a trough of water with a tegument of
caoutchouc. History records the name
of theSybaritewho "cr'ctl aloud because
aloaJletof his l!ower-niuttrcssrol crum
pled ;" and Chevalier LucknerTthc Rus
sian Lucullus, built himself an air-oillow
bed on noiseless wheels, that could be
turned by a hand-lever, in order to
movri the sleeping-car from or toward
the stove, the aphelion and perihelion
being detenu ned by the state of the
out-door atmosphere. Such chevaliers
deserve tho penan-o of Ezekiel fiv.
0-G), who had to lie three hundred and
ninety days ou his left side for tho in
iquity of the house of Israel, aud forty
days extra for the iniquity of the house
of Judah. A weary head needs no
air-cushions with wheel attachments;
brakesmen take their intermittent naps
on the hard caboose-bunk of a rumbling
freight-train; and the log of the Royal
Sovereign records that, during tho heat
of the battle of the Nile, sonic of the
over-fatigued boys fell asleep upon the
deck. Felix L. Oswald, AT. v., in Pop
ular Science Monthly.
Didn't Recognize Him.
Tho Boston Sunday Budget tolls the
following story: Maty years ago there
dwelt in a certain Boston street two
families which, although near neigh
bors, had no neighborly relations nor
even acquaintance. This grew out of
tho fact that while tho head of one
house let us call him dones was of
somewhat "low condition," the other,
whom we will style Pedigree, was
"upper crust, a regular patrician." It
rather troubled the dfines family to
havo tho Pedigrees treat them as though
they did .not exist; but they niauaged
to worn along, and in due timo the
Jones boys grew to be men and entered
upon the serious business of life, one of
them to such good purpose that he ac
quired wealth and became the President
of a bank. One day one of the Pedi
gree's received a check on this same
bank and stepped in to have it cashed.
The Teller was all politeness, said he
had no doubt it was all right, but added
that the rules of the bank required that
the presenter of a check should be iden
tified. Mr. Pedigree found no fault,
and added-that he had no doubt Mr.
Jones, tho President of tho bank, could
furnish the needed identification. Just
then tho President happened to pass
frum his private room, and the Teller
handed him the check and stated what
was wanted. The President took tho
check, examined the signature and the
indorsement carefully, and, looking Mr.
Pedigree straight in the face, handed it
back to the Teller and said, " I do not
know the gentleman," turned on his
heel and went about his business.
The French Academy is at logger
heads over a fund of-10.-000 francs "be
queathed by Mnic. Botta, an Ameri
can lady, of which the interest is to ba
awarded at stated times as a prize for
the best treatise on tho "Condition of
Woman." The time for making tho
first award of this prize, has now ar
rived, but Alexander Dumas and Emtio '
Olliver got into a heated discussion over
the 'question to whom it ought to be
given. Dumas favor3 Leon Richer, a
woman's rights advocate, for his boot,
entitled "La Femme Libre," but Olliv
er is ""bitterly opposed to tho woman's
rights movement. The Academy ad
journed without coming to any coaela-
Ision.
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"You would hardlvffelJPe it' Mid
Park guardsman, who was conspicu
ous by his red face aud vigilant whistle,
" but I'vdcottHtcd 1,911 teams through
the Green street eotraace this after-
aoon. ios, we kaow mot ot the
horses and their drivers by sight, but
tuts season alter tae mtddla
a goon many families go asrSy and aro
notont again till September, but the
boys bangonanjJro it a bit with the
horse. Tbjcfarlve fast, too, and usu-
ladies with them. Some of
we know by sight, too, for thev
come often enough, and a new face is
sometimes noticeable when it comes
with a horse and carriage which we
know well."
"Good-day, sir." and the guard
nodded to a" short, stout man of about
middle age, who paed in an English
dog-cart drawn by a fine bay. "He
comes most everyday." the guard said.
ttirnin'r t tlir rmnrlr. " timl lift has a
good team, but it is only lately that he
has driven in it. There was a woman,
sir. who came here last winter when
snow was on the ground. Pretty? Yes.
she was one of the prettiest things I
ever saw. She always came with a
young fellow; some one said he was a
lawyer down town, and she was always
laughing and talking as they drove by
me. After awhile I used to expect
th'm on fine days, fur they always
came about the same time in the after
noon. What was she like? Oh! she
was a lil tie thing, and so bundled up
that 3011 could only see her face, but
that was white and delicate, anil her
eyes alio seemed happy, and they
never cared much for other people.
One day he came here alone, and I
never saw them together after that. It
was along in the spring when she came
aain, but this time it was with the
man you just saw. Then I got to know
him; he used to stop and ask me how
many carriages had gone in during the
afternoon. Yes, they came quite often
together."
Hero the guard whistled at a vehicle
which was parsing at a speed quite out
of keeping with the day and the park
laws governing fast driving. Then he
resumed the romance, which seemed to
be of absorbing interest to hi.u:
" But she was not the same. I used
to look at her sitting up in that stiff
backed dog-cart, and 1 could see that
she had changed. She never talked
much now, although he was always
talking to her. Her father? No, he
wasn't that, and one day a strange
thing happened. The young fellow,
the lawyer, vou know, drove up. I
hadn't seen him for a long time, and
he reined up to speak to me. ami then,
while he was waiting, she drove up in
the dog-curt. No, she wasn't alone. I
motioned tho young fe'low to look
round; then their eyes met. but she
turned hers away, and my young friend
drove away without saving anything.
Thi was some timo in March. I saw
her only a few times afterward. She
rode then in an open carriage, and was
propped up with pillows, looking very
bad. I saw her so once or twice, and
one time she bowed to me just a little.
Then I saw nothing more of her, and
the old fellow came alone in the dog
cart as he did to-day. One day he
stopped hero to fix his harness. Ho
chatted with me a moment or two, and
I said I had missed of late a lady who
used to come with him."
"'Yes,1 said he, 'sho died three
weeks ago.'
"No, concluded the guard, turning
aw:ry, "ltlont know wJio sue was,
but I believe she died cither from hat
ing him or losing tho other. Philadel
phia Press.
Rich Pennsylvanlans.
A reporter said to ex-Governor Cur
tin, of Pennsylvania: "Which oslatc
will net the most to the heirs that of
Colonel Thomas A. Scott or the estate
of Asa Packer?" He replied-
" I think that the Packer estate is the
best. It is generally held to be worth
S7.000.000. without exaggeration. The
estate of Colonel Scott is large, but I
think the newspapers rate it too high.
I should put it down at about 50,000,
000. Considering everything, that is a
very great result for such an'uctive and
venturesome mind as Colonel Scott's.
Some of the largest fortunes in Phila
delphia have been accumulated b' tho
manufacturers. There is Mr. Weight
man, of the firm of drug manufactur
ers which monopolized the quinine.
He is one of the richest men in Penn
s'lvanii. The estate of Gillighan Fell
is very large. Disston, tho saw manu
facturer, has made a largo amount of
money. Dobson, the carpet manufact
urer, has done a great busiuess. Tho
Baldwin Locomotive Works, as you
know, are the largest in the world.
Sellers, tho boiler-maker, is another
great force with us. In Pittsburgh the
largest fortune I presume to be that of
William Thaw, who is at tho head of
the Pennsylvania Railroad lines west
of Pennsylvania. He is now a Director
in tho Pennsylvania railroad. Some
reckon his means at 510,000,003. Hos
tetter, the bitters man, is also very
rich in Pittsburgh. One of tho most
successful men in our State is A. J.
Cassatt, Vice-President of thu Penns3l
vania Railroad. He was a boy of plain,
respectable family in Pittsburgh. He
entered tho railway service near the
bottom and has worked his way up un
til he is one of tho great masters of
railroad details, and by his address is
considerable of a public and social man;
and his sagacity has made him a large
fortune "
Terils of Lishtninu-Kod Men.
"Yes," chimed in the manufacturer
of lightning rods who sat by, "it is
risky some limes. The worst job I ever
had done was the rodd'ng of the Cen
tral Presbyterian Church in Fifty-seventh
Street, near Eighth Avenue.
They wouldn't have it dono when the
steeple was put up, when it would have
been easy, but after tho lightning had
given them one light touch, then they
wanted it fixed tip immediately. It
would havo cost $100 to put up scaffold
ing to do the work safely then, but
they would not pay that added sum, or
anything like iL The best they would
do" was twenty-live dollars, and it was a
puzzle to know how wo could do itior
that. J. B. Tumor, the most daring
and expert climber in the business,
probably, took tho job. He went up
tho inside of the steeple as far as he
could, forty feet from the roof, and
there poked out through two holes a
couple of scantlings, on which ho fast
ened a board. On that board he set up
a couple of scantlings with cleats
nailed aeros3 them like a ladder, nail
ing them en as he went up, and nailing
other scantlings on to the ends of those
when he got to the top. There was no
possibility of-fastcning that ladder to
tho steeple until he got up where the
steeple was so slim that he could throw
a rope around it and tie it. It was
simply leaned against tho smooth-slated
sine ot tne steeple, a pirn 01 wma or
a careless movement out of balance
would have burled him down. In that
way he worked his way up sixty feet
from the point where he started his
ladder about 100 from the roof, and j
say loU lrom tne ground. It makes my
blood run cold to think of it. I wouldn't
have attempted it for anything in the
world. But he did it safely, fixed the
rod, took down his ladder again, and
fastened the slates ingeniously from the J
inside over the holes made for his
scantlings, leaving all as good as be
fore. This was in September, 187S,
44 Another time Turner had to go up
to put a lightning rod en a chimney j
stack .up town. It was necessary to do
the work on bunday, so as not to inter
fere -with the- rring up of the works.
When he got there on Sunday morning.
the chimney was full of gases and. smoke j
xrom the nre stut oeuacd aownHHpw.
aaa almost rea not. lney tnrenvsicr
on tke fire and waited sejfRa hours,
but still the heat wa2Vn.t and the
gases atiflingJFtj gel to he would
have to ascWKiinside t'e .tak by iron
barStJrtJo staples, fastened in the wall
wav up, after thrt fnsbton of a
ktldt
or. ji wranncti r.i" aro u mi nu
hands so that the bars sh-juld not burn
them, and started. Half way to tho
top ho felt his forces giving way. The
gases and heat were stilling him. He
just managed to descend without fall
ing. After a Jong rest he tried it again.
The walls were still so hot that the rags
on his hands crumbled. When he got
to the top, I.jO feet from the ground, fie
had barely strength enough left to
throw himself ou his breast o: ihe edge,
with his head and arm? hanging over
in the fresh air onside. and hi lg
dangling inside. There he hung for an
hour before he conld move. Then he
hauled up tackle, made it fast, hauled
j up the rod, attacaeu 11, jowercu uio
tacKle. ueseenueu ins:ue me smck again,
and the job was done. But it was at
the risk of his life. -V. 1. Sun.
The .Mosquito in England.
Here it mu-t be observed that mos
quitoes are especially hard on two sorts
of people. Young ladies and children,
and tinny men, tht'3' sting till the vic
tims are all covered with blisters and
in danger of erysipelas. This is pretty
bad, but we think the nervous persons,
whom mosquitoes sting little, but keep
awake with their buzzing, are even
more to be pitied. They imtl the mos
quito's bark worse than his bite, 'i he
latter may not mark or hurt them much;
it is a question of constitution; and
thero are people with whom the bite
does not "take," as they say of vacci
uation. But the3- sutler ad night long
from the shrill, persistent noi.e of the
mosquito's trumpet. At the first warn
ing the3' leap up. lig)it a candle, take
it into bed, and tiy to catch the in
truder. No one can gues how difficult
this is. You soon find the mosquito on
the curia'.!!, where he lies apparently
asleep. Von cautiously you stalk hint.
3'our hand is just over him, and jus
tice is about to be done, when
the vicious creature llies awaj and
amuses himself in mid-air. Presently
he settles, aud the chase begins again,
till the hunter sets lire to the flimsy
curtains, and has quite enough work to
do in extinguishing the fire. After that
mosquitoes come and go as the3' please,
without . let or hindrance, and da
dawns on a feverish and frantic man,
who has onl bagged two or three of
his inuumeiable enemies. Late in the
morning mosquitoes siren, overcome
with triumph ami the refreshment which
they have snatched from their enemy.
The may now be killed, and it is curi
ous to see as any one who crushes
them will see how much of man's vital
fluid one mosquito can absorb. They
who are fortunately inexperienced in
the was of mosquitoes will now under
stand that the insect is one of the great
est plagues that nature tolerates. There
are more dangerous Hies though the
mosquito's bite is sometimes po-sonous
and severe but there is no more irri
tating creature in tho world than tho
mosquito.
Hitherto tho absence of fiies that
bite has been one of England's greatest
charms. No other country in our
latitude is so free from them. Norway
and Sweden sutler even nwrc thau the
south from mosquitoes. The mild
Bulgarian dreads them, aud there is a
ghastly story of a drunken Bulgarian
who tied up his wife in a mosquito trap.
The poor woman was billon to death,
and her husband observed in the morn
ing that he had sullered almost as much
as if ho had not thought of his savage
expedient. Greece is, perhaps, mure
remarkable for the insect "whence is
derived the verb 'to lice'" than for
mosquitoes; and the same remark
holds good of the Baden contingent.
None of the countless snakes of America
or India cause more trouble, when the
host of minor miseries is added up,
than mosquitoes do. If they have real
I' settled in Loudon we ma' expect
them to keep prett near the river, and
general!' itt the damper and lcs de
sirable parts of the town. Our winters
must kill them, or most of them, or so
at least we might expect if the ex
perience ot Norway with its far harder
winters did not look the other way. If
they do effect a settlement, there is no
help but to encourage trade by invest
ing in mosquito curtains. The Ameri
can humorist's plan is to get into bed,
wait tiil all the mosquitoes have enter
ed the curtains, and then rapidly bolt
out, shutting up the mosquitoes behind.
Sleep may then be obtained in an arm
chair or on a sofa. Perhaps we may
all soon have occasion to try both ways
of evading mos piitocs. London heirs.
A fair young German maiden was
arraigned before the District Court of
Dortmund for stealing a watch from a
youthful handicraftsinnn of that city.
The person she had robbed proved to
be her own affianced lover, who. upon
discovering his loss, had forthwith noti
fied it to the Dortmund police, without
the faintest notion that the theft had
been committed by his betrothed bride.
Investigation resulted in the discovery
of the stolen property in a pawnbroker's
shop, where the damsel had pledged it
for a tritling sum. When brought to
trial she avowed her guilt with many
tears and sobs, alleging that, unable to
purchase her wedding dress, and being
ashamed to confess her poverty to her
fature husband, she had purloined his
watch with the object of realizing a
sufficient amount by its hypothecation tc
equip herself dc -entry. It is plea-anl
to know that this piteous confession war
responded to in a'gallant and magnani
mous spirit by the despoiled bride
groom, who declared that "tho prisono1
was and ever would be his only love,
and that he would marry her out cf
hand if the Judge would consent to sol
her at liberty."' Without a minute's
delay, the tribunal annulled the ar
raignment, and the geucrous lover
carried off his liberated larccnist in tri
umph. It is pointed out by the Levant
ZTcratf that the JL'l.v.OOO paid the other
day as ransom for Mr. Suter represents
2t4 pounds of gold, whereas that gen
tleman's weight probably does not ex
ceed 154 pounds; while 211 pounds
we'ght of gold was given for CoL Synge,
who can be little short of .'Jo pound
heavier than Mr. Suter. Statistically
considered, this is a very striking in
crease in the price of human life in the
brigand market. About 1853 Dr. Mc
Graith of Smyrna, who weighed at thai
period about145 pounds, was ransomed
from brigands for 400, or 7 pounds
weight ot gold. In lSo Mr. Alfred
Van Lennep, of Smyrna, weighing
about 150 pounds, was ransomed for
1,500, or I'S pounds weight of gold.
Thus in 1853 the brigands could corn
mand about 5os. 2d. per pound for their
captives, while in 1SG7 the price had
risen to 200s. Dcr pound. But this
is
notnmg to tne subsequent increase.
Col. Synge's captors obtained 1,148s.
per pound, and those, of Mr. Suler
l.y'os. per pound. Jc tne hands of
the brigands a captive is now worth.
according to the latest quotation, nearly
1.72 times his weight iu gold.
slDie for the statement that a mu'e was
SUn-struck in that city one day last
weed.
"Nothing is imoosible to him who
wiH." Nonsense: it is impossible for the
man who wills to get ahead of the
lawyers.
A Dutchman repeated the' adagt
"Birds mit one fedder goes mit deas-
selves.
Tb'sfel'cr bit inc oa tho hand,!'.
ild B:ja"i. a lie Lroczlit oat a man
Ihirty year. o'd. who amwered to the
same 6f Longfellow Smith.
" Well, I don't allow any living man
to take me by the nrck!" 'retorted the
prisoner.
" Your case is bad enough without any
biting." observed, tho Court. "Tno
witness will coaie forward."
It wa a woman about fifty ycar old.
Her bro;r showed 1 ne$ of care, and her
voice betrayed despondency.
" I keep a boarding-houe,M ?he b
gm. " Last winter this man came and
ecured a room and board. He told me
. that he expected a legacy of r?0,' in
J July, and o I trusted him until he no-r
owes mo orer eighty dollar, iho oth
er day 1 foun I out that he had been de
ceiving me. and that ho wa getting
ready to bght out. H won't
more legacy than you or me."
got
no
" I tlrtik I know my gait." remarked
the prisoner.
" Do you expect a legacy?" asked tke
Court.
'Yes, sir."
"Who from?"
"Mv aunt."
Who is your aunt'
No matter. 1 expect a legacy, and
when I got it I sbair-pay what I owe."
1 found out he was going to jump
my bill." resumed tho wounn, "and
f "asked him for the. amount. At
that he got mad aid kicked over chairs
and swore hki a pirate and threw my
big Bible at the lu-a.1 of the cook. If I
hadn't called in the police
ho would
have killed some of us."
"Bosh!" growled Smith,
the whole case. This womjn
"Here's
wants a
huband."
"Oh! lands' oh! lands" she gasped.
" 1 owe her about twenty dollars, and
she never said a word about it until he
heard I was engaged to tho sccon I
girl. She raised a row to scare me."
"Oh! heavens' heavens' heaven' '"
" She wanted me for a husband, and
oven asked me to mnrry her. When I
refused shy got mid and idled my
ha r, aud that's how tho row came
abonf"
Oh! .fudge, can vou believe It. do
you believe it will you believo it?
Just think of me asking a man to marry
mo!"
" Pri-oner, this is a serious cae."
" It isn't as serious as if I had mar
ried her."
"You seem to be a hardened villain,
and I shall have to send you up."
'Yes, send him up for life!" she
sobbed.
" For sixty days."
"That fits me," smiled Smith, as he
backed into the corridor to wait for the
Maria.
"Well?"' queried HN Honor, as the
woman fidgeted before the desk.
'I uas going to ask ou, sir. if it
wouldn't be -that is. if it wouldn't bo
il 1 hadn't hotter I"
" Pay his tine?"
"That's it, sir. Ho seems to be a
good man at heart, and perhaps"
" Perhaps vou'd better go home! lie
prefers the Work House to your society,
aid 3011 might as well save vour mon
ey. Sho gave him a look of concentrated
red lightning ami backed into tho
erowd, and as ho hunted for the war
rant in the net case he whispered to
Bijah-
"Old man, let this be a warning to
you. The si.e of your feet has tmi far
protected yon, but that may not always
be a defense. A sharp widow can work
all around a steel trap and beat the man
who set it." Iklroil Free lYess.
m
I'liotogrnnliiiiir the Comet.
Prof. Draper s face expressed his de
light yesterday morning, sooner than
his words, when he announced jubi
lantly that he had sutured a photograph
of the spectrum of the comet. "Ye-,
sir, I have done it," he said, rubbing
his hands, "and am both surprised and
delighted. Tho experiment has never
before been tried, aud 1 had little hope
of Micecs" certainly not of such iniiiie
d ate success. I had an exposure of
eighty-five minutes, which was brought
to an end by the glimmer of approach
ing dawn. The impression, though
narrow, is distinct, and will servo all
needful purposes. In fact, I regard
lal night as a night of triumph."
The dilli -nlties altcndiug the photo
graphing of the comet it-elf were mul
tiplied by the interposition of the spec
troscope, which ditlused still further the
already feeble light. Prof. Drrper had,
however, so adjusted the object glass of
his telescope that all the rays ot light
were brought to a focus upon the nar
row slit ot tho spectroscope. The nlate
was set very near the slit, so that, with
the help of a very peculiar arrangement
which gives every beam its full effect,
but which Prof. Draper does not wish to
describe until he has proved it further,
a very good result was reached. The
spectrum of the coma, which on the
photograph is directly above that of the
necleus. seems. Pro . Draper says, to
be continuous, althougn when he
cNaunncd it, the photograj h was net
yet dry, If there were any lines
at all." they must, he thought, be
exceedingly famt. The absence
of a banded spectrum seems to show
that the tenipe.at'.ire of the comet is
not very high", probably not above tl.c
heat which can be produced on the
earth by artificial means. The coma
seems to be rapidly cooling, as it is fast
subs.ding into the nucleus. Its shape
is still constantly changing; at first it
resembled a bird" with spreading wings;
afterward it took the tonu of the half
section of a wheel; then it showed two
forward curbing arms with an arc in
front of them; and now tne arms have
disappeared, leaving only a faint arc in
front of the nucleus, with a light, misty
appearance between. Prof. Draper's
interence is that the volatile fluid which
blazed up as the cornel approached the
sun is now coudensing again as it re
cedes. The activity in the head is con
tinually growing less also, a fact which
favors the same hypothesis.
The value of the photograph of the
comet itself, the Professor sas, nrises
xrom tho fact that it gives aii accurate
standard tor iuture comparison, very .
much superior to the inaccurate draw- j
ings which have previously been relied j
upon. The photograph of the spectrum
has a further value m that it shows ele
ments and colors which the eye cannot
discern in the visual spectrum. The
tail of this comet shows a con
tinuous spectrum, as those of
other comets have done, indicating
that the tail is composed of solid or
liquid substances.
" Would not the supposition that tho
tail consists of matter in the 'fourth
state' explain the continuous spectrum
equally well?" asked a reporter of the
Inbuhc
Well." was the reply, the spectrum
of the fourth state ot matter docs ap
pear to be continuous, but it has cot
been thoroughly investigated: matter
in the fourth state can only be exam
ined in a glass tube, which always pro
duces a green phosphorescence when
lighted by electricity for spectroscopic
purposes Hence the spectrum of the
matter itself is greatly obscured."
When the comet appeared I'rof.
Draper had been making preparations
for six mouths to photograph the neb
ula in Orion. Thi3 is a very delicate
operation, and he was we'd prepared
for photographing the comet. The ex
permenti upon the nebula of Orion,
which have been suspended during the
period o: the cornet, will be resumed
after it his disappeared from theskv.
-Y. r. Tribune. "
"ril join you pEsently," as tha
TTvn'stw said to to tke onaz couple as
he went for the chaich key.-
- -Mr. JamtM Hu.dl I-owcU i .dd
fo le co!-eling tnt-UU for a incnud:
tf Hawthorna
- MU Nellie HutelunMm 1 chW
editor of the Niw YoJ Sunday 7V
uitc Miss Nancy Haya.-uts bor.
-2Mtsn'. Gilbert aad Su Hraa have
jwrhtaa another comic oi-cm, wbo:
ttH!e h reported to tw The Prince-"
" --i:.va llunhstir I fiftv-cisht yean
"oldf Sbf hf often hrtrn rnl I at the rate?
of live hnndrc i doiar a day tvr paint
ing, nod she ent her Srt pK'tnrc to the
s.iion when but nineteen.
Dor 1 described a $nlhing. in
deep meditation and with a ad fi-vr. a
great picture called the Vale of Te.tr.
It ropro'ont .rrowUdcn crowd of
tacti and women of all rac and all
creed nud condiUoas wuadun, their
wav to the Light of tho World, a flt$rti
J of sunbeam.
- Kdwin Boo'h writ'. -referring u
his London c-ragemcat with Irving:
"I's 5jcce L rv great in all rv-
ppects. and -only my dume'tic mUery
prevents it iroai Ucingtho happiest tnc
atricnl expent-noo 1 Have crcrjial. 1
wish I coui I d ai much for lleunr Ir
ving in America as he hat done here
lor me."
Th Into M. Littro had a theory
that man was not acarmvtHou .inuu.-tf.
and (hat light and air rn; far more
osMiut'al th m anim-il fool. Ho nharcd
the opinion of Danvm .n regard to tlio
oriiriu of sjhc ex. and tht wit observed
that his puckered and strongly-mtrkc!
physiognomy warranted hi " ojwtiious
ru-jpecting hi am-etr.
Thw i rtr.iiof I'ouay'iMi jut paint
ed by Millais repieuut the pooltaud
inr; he weirs hi old cloak, with it
velvet collar .tad fraye i button-hole.,
and hold" " in tho one lrawuv hand
that i visible." an old black ell hat
His long hair and W:rd gives his head
a ingiilarly high and remote look. The
large, soft 0es diiut! c ear of the cu
riously developed upper lids and aro
full of thought.
HUMOKOIN.
It Likes eight hundred full blown
roses to male a tabb-jpoonfol of per
fume, uh.lo tei cents' worth of cooked
onions will scent a who!o neighborhood.
ltlrU Free Pnxi.
There is n great deal of religion in
this world thnt is like a life pn-serrur
only put on at the moment of immedi
ate danger, ami then put on half the
time hind side before. Josh lld.iwj.
There i- such a bad feeling anion;
the Chicago editors that they rcitiM tc
drink beer at each other's expene.
ThS we be!. eve. is what i called a
Chicago vendetta. Atlanta Constitu
tion. Mean folks iu this world? There
aro! A South ICud father akml hs mmi
if he felt too tired or lame to go to H.ir
num's circus, and when the bur -aid
" no," told him to -ro ami bring up a
hod of cil. And tho boy couldn't a
ho wasn't able -JJotton ltst.
A dry-goods dork, who had a most
outlandish way -f walking, had to go to
a distant nart of thu store to timl Home
goods which a party of feminine cus
tomers desired to "see. "Walk tins
wav. I-idiua," hu called, as ho swung
himself off. "Hut we can't walk that
wav," cried a port mi.-s; "we never
learned that st-If. ou know." Tho
clerk is now drilling his tibia in the
motions ol a
Jo tma'.
new gait. Act luwcn
- Class in arithmetic "What is ex
change) '" Pupil "No robbery."
Teacher "What is a vulgar fraction?''
Pupil- "A naughty fraction." Teach
er What i subtraction ?' Pupil -"Hooking
cherr.es." Teacher "What
is addition?" Pupil "Hooking some
more nct dav." Teacher -"What is
multipli'-ation '" Pupil - "Repeated
additions." Teacher "WJiat is divi
sion?" Pupil "(Joing snaeks with
the cither fellers." Huston 'Prtuwrip'.
--A pah'-look ng man went to an
Austin doctor for advice. The doctor
examined all tho man's s 111010111-. mid
then asked him if ho sfept sound at
nigh's. "Xo. 1 never sleep a wink id
nights. I never shut an eo before
dav light." "Ah," said tin doctor,
"tha comes from nervousness caused
bv using too much toba-co." "No,
it's not that. I don't sleep at nights,
because 1 11111 a night watchman, mid
don't get out of bed until Into iu tha
afternoon." -Tex 11 Stpin'ji.
Pud and Prrseiif.
There Is a good deal of harmless
prattle about tno superior health, tho
strength, aud the wisdom of our great
grandfathers ami great-grandmothers.
It is a common thing to hear old pco-
j pie. who ought to have better sense.
' talking about the good old times and
the higher mental and physical ability
of tho-e who lived long ago. While we
have great respect for the old folks,
living and dead, wo mut not shut our
eyes to the reality. The truth is that
people live longer now than ever they
did. The med.cul profusion knows
more now than ever it did: and we
could put into the Held to-day a biegcr
armv of centenarians than our grand
father could in the good old das when
they were young. Moreover, old peo
ple now are much more vigorous than
the old people of times pat. Our pco
ole are growing larger and stronger. It
is not so many ears sinnj the Ameri
can woman "was a slight, delicate
creature: now she is Lill and portlv.
The numbers of singularly tall and well
proportioned young men and women to
be seen in the streets of New York to
day astonish the old fellows who re
member the boy? and girls forty or fifty
years ago. Some persons imagine that
this increase in size is confined to the
children of our foreign-born citizens:
but this 13 a great mistake, for the. in
crc.vcJ growth is general. Certainly
the mixture of races miy have cyruo
tiling to do with it, but whatever tc the.
Cause, it is a fact plainly to be seen by
anv observer.
The greatest known feats 6f physical
strength and enduran e are recorded
to the crcd.t of theyonng men of this
age; and. indeed, it is hardly too much
to assert that the greatest runners, the
greatest walkers, the greatest jumpers,
the greatest swimmers, the greatest
oarsmen, the greatest weight-lifter.
the greatest gymnasts, the greatest
boxers, the greatest fencers, and the
heaviest men that ever lived arc among
the living of fo-dav. There seems to 1
lc a universal iacrcac in the growth of
humanity. The heigh', the chetnca
urement. and the weight o! the soldiers
of the immense armies of Europe of
the present time are at least as great as
they were amoagthe picked men of th
much smaller European armies of fifty
years past, clearly showing that the
average man of" to-day is a big
and as rtrong as the picked
man of long ago. The fact stares
us in too face that the grown-ap ons
and daughter of the old people of thu
country are. as a role, bigger and
stronger than their father and moth
ers were. An ordinary-sized English
man finds considerable difficult-- in
squeezing himself into the armor of onj i
01 ujc .onaa.n conr'uerors 01 nu cunn
try; but what could one of our Western
farmers do with it? Certainly he could
pick it up and look at it, bat that is
alL
We have great respect for the mesa
ory ot oar grandfathers aad great
grandfathers, as well as for our grand
mothers and great-grandmothers, bet
we cannot atford to delude ourselves
whh ideas and notions that facta and
figures set aside. People are inclined
to overestimate the cea!ure of wisdom
and ability of the grand old fellows of
days gone by. It a an. amiable fault,
but still a faalt; because tha truth Is sot
so. -V; I Sun.
Our Young Readers.
roxrs.
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A Child Artt't.
I wUh that all tho rhUtlxwi te tbn
wurid might cvt tozttlKT .- I-.!-
ful June oay. and th- l- cvrtA.tuv
coJd ins noiaing more i-,-r-mi
them than Ui-rt th iom,u au -m
for a while, aad Hs-n to tf: wonder td
ulm -tilii m. uf kuirtK) MattrivtW Vm
jrtvruont tin chikl art.
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l.t inn tcil oa Jurt 1 vnuw 01
him.
11.. .... i-, t,r, khL IS;
Kio Jane'.r.. Hnwll HU fUr. havh
other U.. a well a- girl, ami liii
iuusU-mb in modcrat cirvHitatKt.
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the theater orvhoira. and itw i
of an ordhurv musician an uurtal j
one and not doslrabla for hi son. but
the child never gan ui the !. wf b-- j
uig a v.ohtmt, and wonid kaJ hi play
nt tint- t ntt. hi -d,n nd iinr hi.s i.itlMfr atal 1
......rlr u-l li fr--tii.u
At last, iu lSTi. ho Uts W
ri'x iara old. his lather rvmotwd
MfuitcvMlo. whore hu pla il aaln in
Hie invaior iirenu'irn, wnnnwr ii-
uxinlly aev.mptuiicd him
lien" Mi
rich lu's-gtMi o Mniet!y lo lwd tin
,oHu that his father, LUmg him at h s
word, drcided to gratify hint nnd wkh
Well, mv bn if vmi Im in W ll-
tlu violin you will have to unrry thw
busiiifH- thnmh."
I shall do fo. papa," nid tha Ikj,
mid Ins le-sn began.
He wn so finmll? and o m-h In
earnest! aud In lather uttl ttuis
bending over thu tinr lljrtir and ul
ing tho Imv's 1 ttl arm m th Kohuij
Aii'l now take notice, nit lxii mid
guls who "would o tnneli iovu tu py
well, iMit can't bear to prn,Ut' "
(Weat a this ohlld'.s ntttttrtl gttti- arr.
ho at tirst pracli Oil thrvc. nd fonr
houri faithfully every dm To lm
irdtcd. no iloijlit, utako tho
uiako tho .r
n aiiioimt of ienl
done by ouc '
rt, 110 matter how
air, but a ecrtai
drudgery umt bo
sue 1 eds 111 any art,
trifled hu inn bu.
Alter four mouths' Mudr, .Mciirllo
could play the scales aid In th'rds.
also (ipiito dhlictilt on tho violin) ns
well and as rapidly a hu father, nod.
beside, he played so riMiiurkttMv lh.it
hi.s father discovered him to be really a
genius, as Ids ii-iiiu indicated, and no lie
taithfuliy and strictly ntteuded to the
lnys teaching,
After fourteen mouths' study, the
father decided to allow the bo to give
his lirst concert, but 'earing lel hi -ton
might not have the self control mi 'es
nary fo- a Micce'ul public pcrfor 11
niue. he took luiu to a little tot 11
I'avsfinder up tho rivor. to mnkt trial.
ihe ccuiccrt at I'ay-iatid-r -JiiHroly
satisfied the (ntherof the Iw nnrvH
anil self-commnua. and, retitrnin-r to
'Z "
Siontovideo. he e-awi hi llrt .oncert
1.......1:. .1. i.. ....
of .1 railroad acclleilt. Il.-re hU ..tn.
iiig created a great 'citwiiient. and. all
t that, every apwjnr.ncof h m pub
lie concerts was an ovation
Since this modest Ixvmuin In the
South Ameriean town, the boy has l-ii
petted and tlnttered by all Kiirup. nl-
though he is singularly uu oded, boti
win and father being of a generous na
tun
Hut 1 like to think of him, in his
child
nil irmco nnii dcuul,. hi'tritmiriir
his musical career wi'h this kiudiydct'-l
Hu .seems to tiif catmbtr of doing hiibIi
children, and did r.ot drvaas that tW ' Uatpy g, u-i or-wt "TT .
Mm born to him thw dnr wa m. j-Kl-wl ar mrrf14 JTftaU
Hut. atth ao uf four. .Mrnric ,ik-! J uu family tv . w
Iu ptua to tonch hil to da th k,l vtUi-t-' InH' " ""
Th. hi fatlw-r did nut fel iucUiishI to la, of th-r h my";
do. Uo himself a kdln pJajor In , Maf. .,,. bdl Wy Jsan- '
a thing nobly. a Iu alt Wg.'i mniirtgea wrraf
After the concert In Montvvfdoo. nnd 0110U nwny together t x i'fc
n grand concert in Kli Janeiro, hn lo't ' lanherj ho loid that ItU bioJir
his brothers and ststers. and h:s motl.or j Un hvl dutd and that th tcasl
who-e personal iK-aulr he Inherits am dbtant rilthc wooiHtit
and wont with Irs f ttlu-r to trv hi for- to pro in coirt that John t"iiril !
tune in tho Old World. j Aritro'ijc. JUa Irtwion (i. htrm
Ho went lirst to Lisbon; thene lo li-d his iiamu In wls Ut th
Mailr.d. where he plnvod beforu thw ' noiry), was ilond, nnd Wiilaii war
King, and received no'end of houors J jh-io lu. ths property rffrfd v
and decorations; and from tharu U j thi. the twti aoherefr.
Paris, where he gave ten concerts. J vn the anjmannoc of Mr. Inmns
Think of it sca-vly ton yir oM' j has duly dJarMl hu rightfMl i-rViMr.
1 rom this timo lw" - hvhad prtrato j tnlho-lwarlnTet.!lid MtfiMl
lessons from Leonard, in Pans. Tlio , todr-oeii yens in -r'att. Mr. Iot
b-s-ons iianliy wou'l Imru occupied r)im"'d U mic'lvHJ", bst t oi
mop thnn a "year, if given without a cjment and f.'tru wen Wjomu-'l f-
t I- t ... .1..... ...... I... I .. - - , .. I .... .! ft 1. !.... ll.. M...t..t
ureN. oiifc nicy "".'-o'hhj hut n ioHier
period, during whl-h ho traveled o-r
all Europe, cxcs-ptlng Kasia and Italr
Everywhere he met with grat i'io-"tjj4
uch Is a meager history of tois svo-i-
dorful bov' child-life -enoiiL'h. b,iw
ever, to give us nope ot a g'orwttn man -
howl for him. for Mauri- io is not an 111 -
naturally prc-co -ioas child a forre I
hot home b'ossom but a heahhv, fon
loving. I oih boy. with buota'tlam-
mal Hpint, and a ready for wlnjliatitne
tun as for earnest tufly: aid withal.
certainly much more of a child than the
averag American boy of hi ng.
Hut. then, when hi face iscjaict, the
violin under hi chin, and his boir in
-- -. ...
mition. he is again "Ofncthinz atr.sne
lyawve 11 a true musical genms. M.
A leAoCi.
-- """" "
Fred's IlchaTiivr at tliir T.ib!e.
a bal
Evcrvboclv .said that Fred was"
bov atlabld He i!t the alt. lie (9
sctbwningT.1 mir. ami lie inirices( -
- - m m tr -- - .... - .'.I'
ovrr Ips ?la.A of water. He found fa-,:t lntuJifini VTtsTl thtir war t $&? Ut
with whatever was ;t befwru bmi iW , j-. ,tt nruln Total trat-ri
brcaii was too old. the Aouptv, hot. Vln u, j, 0-r. ulOM, ino 5jOCiWqa
milk V rich. I a fact, be neTer camera .j n vmynnT to ihHr aurttwir
ti tho table without grumbun,; alrr. ,fu fifrr to le iatr--!t!:d to cah
somethin-r. and waking -.cnb-iJ, n other as own brylha J. T u btn
comfamable. be clattered h We 1HS noltnw-mtj.jrfx' IS.3an t.
aad fork, and made fare. Ife UHted hsdl J ,, PJet f8 tWity.BJac4w and
loud'y and acted 50 much like a l.ttle M AUtvlittj: had crthrt'vfA hrvti
c own. that it made hw father and ; them. '!- rmihzmm were IVnms
mother very pmeraWe Thy oftr-a pu:tlja u faroef t,f ln, an ! I erl
had to fend htm awy. Or pnaub him. iuttn. le.-3 la a hmXn dotrt-
1 Ai Jl?!' V?ehe Yi Tl ff eitaWo-teartit 'at Albany. -Trt.j
deal about what he would do when he 1 tQ y Zwu-
was a man. He u?d to put on hU ' , . , .
father hat aruLtake his caxe aad strut ! -r. r.,,-. --t..s.i.,.. . c
about. jut to se how it wouM m to f 5E51 5??? tfj?
be a real man. ?? Pr,l th n th worUL
" I hose vou won't -iII vour ,0110 f
over your jacret wbea v
nan' saH b!s little slsii-r.
-Men cfoBt, wear jidSf.J Fred
- - - - ----iK mi W
aaswed. "That r aii g?rl know
jiint j-." h
Oa- dav. when Tib fatier xaa lit to
tex F.Ued into hi, pl, Uv
gaa o aiit we oyer cniiiuea wna; taey
" -'- --H M - -- -
didn't waat aay of that ated Then lie !
twisted ia his
cAairraOTertQrse'l
dbh in his neighbor lip.
He exied.tr
oat that he wanted to be helped to a W;-
piece of cake.
' Give se sotaa
lade. I tell
ell your he roared: I wia4
s;lwor.eat Bypper II
have sose;
cob I care iw abu bc csc-jaa weai
l're-aUj hii lather caaaa ia aI took tS. fT ZtZt.Zr ",!,r l
c t- .1.. k..i.... 1 m ,. rwie tsc?. w preeat0T-fith a tfa and ?
before bo wtocfehed Fred b7'UXthctfih't TUIa;8 om ike 9Sx.
his ulatc away and na&rjajsr out that h " ''
he cried, I habi it." Aad he mAiei.Hcmimimmcirat tj-jt --Atiij5J .
such a horrible face that it altaost j dkr. PajrxJi.1 Jf was tall ajuiH-4.
aa&Md Fred's hair to staad cm. ecd. with esemo-w Img &&m. v
.!- Mtfa? !tti -" 5
frHl." aid n ot lhb
nm that t-mo r rpil
hU taWc maaRor.
rW a iatcmati Jmr: i
r -i .
wfeat he wa-it. 7f
i ro" uw in a:r..
i . . - .
mp mi wv-. h; , ,
roi on Juvflloliwi. . , .
trani m -.v&lr T . '
k- " b tt .' ,
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fen tro t- v-! a'M.A: 'V.i r"-
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lamp. iw. .- w.i ; .-..&-
fa1 ft. . J
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i iMiKin will rtenf - ,t. i
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or -or. -1UH .ft f j,
liw alfsvUJ'ri
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an c "".- v - .. .
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th-. v cH-J MUs idh Jya
who fur J-r v" lllor lniU
.J ill- D.riiisT Unit tint
twrvr-a, v,ithrdl.W
, w 1 r..-vmmai-Ht Uf ia,t
tim. ,u'- T ' IL,
turiiod T l'W- I hill.ilfc. .
n- unj-iHM-Nl that h
.l.. .L.-ion-df Mton luvHrr atd de-
1 . .f gumtngii 10 tb .JIIH'
. , bJWII ftihr. thrmi -t-r.
j'a 1miT rtr. Sli' onh iw-mts -!
J nn,'j hr rUuT UU h Imi
oii os.iricJ-l ami l-M
New the rMmiU pirt.
1. ..wir uf oiki of liie
WU Idi
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most U-rott tttinilicw f -tei'l.
ihI h to about i.iOU.-
UinocHfUl. In l)ittnlrei'e. t.
Iaiid.be ol th Inr.-n-it-H.ltti-H nlst
s CtUi the uuuntrr 'r Hw?
year,!- biUni-r-l t a fttiMV iwitw!
r iiHtr. mid nt Ihr tm llW Wjf
bo -imWHitewl t s,r i't,,' Vrni
stron H d.od nlMmt ixtv "
and he r wi b" . U ma
nnd Ulinjitth.ir. W'l m w.
IhimhI. nnd awnrhiijf U th l
CWiUiiti ihrw- th i-frtw "
late. thwru wa a aiausn " llirtwfw
whicdl n jwrUoii U Ji l
Willi eotitte!. ami atir a wir
." "". . . . ... I.-....1 .1 ,! .-..in
"-j-nl K oim MW.,v,t?T " V' ""
in Aficm. immHiifii ,"'-"
I ill MUl Or any rriom!''.
"I1rly jwitt of kin enrtwr In if-l
csmhi 1 unknown. it bHtt tsn
Jive iM ao b- 'ttntd a mH tnMr
shot lit tlnlrsvillii. nnd ttonn kim
rlrdM's HdlbiK. 1 r v-r j
th.-vs-'d t . Iifitlv. Imic '
.lr..iorii to thrtii. aiid lH-n ml t"
1 ... ll.villo. AifoiU tro inon a
1 tw.rartg8t called on Mr. IvttJO't and
t uut?i mm -'vw w k4 "r1:"
. I l.t i" IVdl t haiUlf IVaM
I conU ot whi li ho wan not to kn-iw.
' Husplcions wrro aruwl. and hU-T
iu. snu. - -
hu odHftU f
II. ! K tb majcnilk'-'nt M'a' to
; bfijord by h posterity Ik- j r
t py, oirsklo of a will, novr xxftA
t) pu-ic nn. a lal vi fifteen T".
I ris iriftWn as Hlr Wtlllnni ,rmUi '
,.TS
jy-
, Ic; Jnmi'y a ii irim .e- ioch imi
. 'lui la . ,'Ml Ida 1elog followed br
Itt Well w.shraof hj- nammmwi U',raU
lithb city.
1 bw Is arcly a step frum p-rn to
J -uo. thn young lady by one of I- &r
in-'i fitful freaks boing iranwrtI
"om'-ceuool rooui lo a j-abew. with all
. $ huunry -jf lif wbrr j i.l nn
A the io-aristocTatI cirejflijflher
fcU! anrcaf f-ijgm&d o!d"it4ln'l.
r -
'Tf
IlrtCrri 3ffct ,lfr Xbj
Veain.
jlr. DolfOrah Ituttoti. a widow ut
b')rth Ailam, Is the mother of nrrn
I htlkcn, who aI liI to miiurty, tba
tint Jnlli iwt rr..j!5 a. ljrl lifru nv-
Uic d.iy f var fnr.cral tw jrg-ttJ-
lll(!l. atrttj Um. tin tnl -4oi
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A"" " T" VV tBf" fZ l?rm
T J I nm - .
1'lJLTlt. l1? " WlJ-
frrTT. t0rMS:
aJf1 ' ldaed f'jr any rjth rpari. and
ftLT T umaf SaaI1
' hJSJ & 'SnJZST.tt
.t...: , fi, - tru"r I 4
I'czank!
M al!l tfec ViruL ihm
T-o!itv its cmiM
HisigtyyaitirfiJ
pisjiag i a eoM-aMi e lie rr.
t toucseu uw 7toim ere-nt tt m:
eeru. aad pUyedwith Wt-atdexl of
nre and e-ftulasai. He eoaM p!r
weow OtUlU em UM fotrrta RJhf'
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oure a real,, , Ilia. 1 v.V7. .
t lyncfi -l ieir a. i-ur te r.ui f 1 . T-m..
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